Donor: Hivos
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Netherlands
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 30.11.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 15.000€
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 25.000€
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Climate Change
  • Water & Sanitation

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

Hivos invites proposals from potential partners actively engaged in the realms of water justice, equitable water access, advocacy concerning the legal frameworks governing water resources, as well as the mobilization and advocacy efforts aimed at empowering vulnerable communities. They are also interested in initiatives related to addressing the vulnerability of water resources in the face of climate change impacts and any other relevant topics pertaining to water.

Hivos encourages applications from coalitions of local civil society actors and single organizations (including formal and informal CSOs, grassroots organizations, local climate action champions etc), and classic and/or alternative media organizations. Coalitions should bridge divides (national-local, urban-rural, gender, youth), to amplify the voices for just climate action especially in relation to the following outcomes with the specific focus on water justice:

  • Strengthened and inclusive civic space, equipped and empowered to advocate for water justice, influence decision-making
  • Establish comprehensive knowledge systems that prioritize water justice, ensuring decision-makers are better informed through the amplification of narratives that represent vulnerable groups in shaping the water-related agenda
  • Develop a joint strategic roadmap for lobbying and advocating for water justice policies and financial allocations.

2) Eligibility

Eligible entities include locally registered Tunisian non-profits, coalitions with Tunisian non-profit members, mainstream and alternative media registered as CSOs, and applicants with a clean human rights record and experience in water justice and advocacy

3) Location

Actions must take place in Tunisia.

4) Budget

The available budget per grant ranges from €15,000 to €25,000​.

5) Application

The deadline for submission is 30 November 2023. Proposals should include thematic area, project title, organization description, experience in advocacy and water justice, project goals, target results, lead organization and partners, contact details, and an indicative budget.

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